For Pinellas County students, spring break is almost here. Have you signed the kids up for spring break camp yet? Since most Clearwater camp's registration is already underway, it's a good idea to do it soon.
If you're not sure what's available, check out our picks for great spring break camps. Activities range from participating in a primary interest, like sailing, to a day filled with variety of games, sports and crafts. Here are five, fun camps offering exciting activities, like gymnastics, water sports and nature adventures.
- offers full and half day spring camps for all ages. Campers will enjoy gymnastics, crafts, games and more. For full days (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), the fee is $40.00 per day, and $25.00 for half days (either 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.) A ten percent sibling discount is also available. Apollo School of Gymnastics, 2140 Range Road, Unit G., Clearwater. Call (727) 447-2108.
Clearwater Community Sailing Spring Break Camp – offers a water sports camp to kids, ages five to 17. Camps include sailing programs, water adventure, windsurfing, paddling and junior lifeguards. Camp hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with before and after care available. Fees are $250.00 per week for members, and $275.00 per week for nonmembers. Ask about multiple week and sibling discounts. Clearwater Community Sailing Center, 1001 Gulf Blvd. Call (727) 517-7776.
– offers camp for kids in grades kindergarten through fifth. Kids will enjoy a variety of indoor and outdoor games, arts and crafts. Camp hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Camp fee is $75 with a play pass; $100 with a recreation card; and $125 without a card per session. Countryside Recreation Center is located at 2640 Sabal Springs Drive. Call (727) 669-1914.
– offers camp for kids in grades kindergarten through fifth. Kids will enjoy a variety of activities, including swimming, arts and crafts, sports, games and more. Camp fee is $75 with a play pass; $100 with a recreation card; and $125 without a card per session. The Long Center, 1501 N. Belcher Road. Call (727) 793-2320, ext. 246.
Moccasin Lake Nature Park Science & Nature Spring Safari Camp – offers a hands-on camp to explore nature and science. Geared to kids, ages six to 12, campers will explore a variety of fun activities, including crafts and animal encounters. Camp runs March 28 through April 1, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Moccasin Lake Nature Park & Energy Center, 2750 Park Trail Lane. Call (727) 793-2976.